Roger Daltrey, lead singer of The Who, was recently on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
After a bit of a funny back and forth Jimmy asked if a story he heard was true.
He said that he heard that Keith Moon, the drummer of The Who, who's been dead for 32 years, was specifically invited to the 2012 Olympics.
It turns out that that's actually
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Bust out the pinball machines!
This could be inneresting…
Ryan Murphy is apparently planning on doing a tribute to The Who's Tommy for an upcoming episode of Glee.
Producers are hoping for a lavish remake and get this - Roger Daltrey and Pete Townsend are set to make appearances!!
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Roger Daltrey and Peter Townshend of The Who are launching a program that will help teens and young adults suffering from cancer.
The Daltry/Townshend Teen and Young Adult Cancer Program has already helped to fund 19 special teen cancer units in the UK, and now, they're starting the program at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, on their pediatric floor.
This special hospital unit will
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The Who's Roger Daltrey recently spoke out against the quality of music that now becomes mainstream, and he singled out Simon Cowell as partly to blame!
"We really need to break away from The X Factor and American Idol - that Simon Cowell thing. I really think the music industry will beat this slump and come back stronger. Groups like The Who, The Rolling Stones and The Beatles wouldn't have made it past the audition stage, let alone be shown on TV. That's the joke of it. The music they make on the shows is absolute tripe. He's made a good industry out of it, but it's belittled the power of music. He wouldn't know what the "X Factor" was if it bit him on the bullocks. There's people who like caviar and people who like fish and chips - but most people like fish and chips."
We think that's a pretty unfair generalization, considering how many legitimately talented singers have emerged from those types of competition! And many of them would have not had the means to succeed in the industry without Simon and his shows!
But every one has a right to their own opinion!
What do U think?? Team Simon or Team Daltrey??
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